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The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 5

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 5

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 4

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 4

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.   News round-up: “Men’s Issues” group is attempts to gain official group status Ryerson’s student union ranking is in CESAR locks out 2 full time employees […]

Repainting campus roads began this week to the tune of $170,000.

UPDATED: Goodbye, yellow brick road

Ryerson is investing more green into that yellow road–a lot more green. $170,000 to be exact. This summer, the university spent $25,000 to coat Gould and Victoria Streets in blue and yellow. But the streets, already chipped and faded, were professionally cleaned last Friday in preparation for a the new paint job that began today. The original paint job was done […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus

Report: Tuition still on the rise

In less than the time it takes to finish a four-year degree, tuition will increase by 13 per cent, according to a recent study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Rising tuition is nothing new, but the steep increase means annual average fees will move from $6,610 to an estimated $7,437 by fall 2016. “As funding for post-secondary […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus
VIDEO: Professor Fei Song on what makes women compete at work

VIDEO: Professor Fei Song on what makes women compete at work

Reporter Kim Brown speaks with professor Fei Song about her new study, “How competitive are female professionals? A tale of identity conflict.” The study examines why there are still so few women holding top positions in the workplace. It was done in collaboration with University of Guelph economics professor Bram Cadsby and University of Canterbury professor Maroš Servátka.

by Lee Marshall· · RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts
Josh Kolm / Ryersonian Staff

Swapping pages for pixels to save on textbooks

Ryerson University student Jeremey Ponrajah proves he’s both book and street smart by finding a way around spending his cash on expensive textbooks: he finds course materials online. It’s a much more affordable avenue considering the costs of textbooks which, according to Common University Data Ontario, can cost an undergraduate student in an arts or science program anywhere from $700 […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus

Students seek part-time jobs to pay for school and socializing

The Career Development and Employment Centre hosted a part-time job fair on campus Tuesday. Our reporter Kim Brown visited the fair to ask students their reasons for seeking part-time work. Reporter: Kim Brown Shooter: Anam Latif

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus, Videos

Liberals push for speed on anti-tanning bill

The Liberal party plans to fast-track a bill that will prevent Ontario youth from using tanning beds. Bill 30, also known as the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, was submitted to the House last March, but the Conservative opposition blocked progress on the bill by extending debate on three other bills for more than 55 hours. Health Minister Deb Matthews has […]

by Kim Brown· · News, Off Campus
Sam the Record Man closed in 2007 and the sign is now in storage.

Setting the record straight

Ryerson won’t have to face the music quite yet. A community council motion passed Tuesday that gives the university one more year to find a place to hang Sam the Record Man’s sign. Toronto and East York Community Council, a committee of councillors that makes recommendations on local development to city council, voted 7-4 to pass the motion proposed by Coun. […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus
Sign experts slam Ryerson’s excuses

Sign experts slam Ryerson’s excuses

Toronto and East York community council was debating the fate of the iconic Sam The Record Man sign Tuesday, in the midst of contradictory information about how much it would cost to safely reinstall it. The iconic sign, created by brothers Sam and Jack Markle, was installed over 40 years ago and was taken down after the record store closed […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus